Rick Riordan Books

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Rick Riordan is probably the most famous and reputable American novelist. Rick was born on June 5th, 1964 and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended the Alamo Heights High School. After which, he joined a music program with ambitions of being a guitarist. Rick Riordan later joined the University of Texas where he studied and received teaching certification for English and History. After leaving the University, he sought some employment at the Presidio Hill School, San Francisco. In June 1985, Rick Riordan married Becky Riordan. Interestingly, the couple was born the same date, only 30 minutes’ time difference. Currently, they reside in Boston with their three sons having relocated in June 2013.

Order of Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series

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1The Lightning Thief 2005Description / Buy
2The Sea of Monsters 2006Description / Buy
3The Titan's Curse 2007Description / Buy
4The Battle of the Labyrinth 2008Description / Buy
5The Last Olympian 2009Description / Buy

Order of Percy Jackson and the Olympians Companion Series

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1The Demigod Files 2009Description / Buy
2Percy Jackson: The Ultimate Guide 2010Description / Buy
3Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes 2014Description / Buy
4Percy Jackson's Greek Gods 2014Description / Buy
5Demigods & Magicians 2015Description / Buy
6Camp Half-Blood Confidential 2017Description / Buy

Order of Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Graphic Novels Series

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1The Lightning Thief 2010Description / Buy
2The Sea of Monsters 2013Description / Buy
3The Titan's Curse 2013Description / Buy

Order of The Heroes of Olympus Series

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1The Lost Hero 2010Description / Buy
2The Son of Neptune 2011Description / Buy
3The Mark of Athena 2012Description / Buy
4The House of Hades 2013Description / Buy
5The Blood of Olympus 2014Description / Buy

Order of The Heroes of Olympus Companions Series

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1The Demigod Diaries 2012Description / Buy
2Camp Half-Blood Confidential 2017Description / Buy

Order of The Heroes of Olympus: The Graphic Novels Series

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1The Lost Hero 2014Description / Buy
2The Son of Neptune 2017Description / Buy

Order of Kane Chronicles Series

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1The Red Pyramid 2010Description / Buy
2The Throne of Fire 2011Description / Buy
3The Serpent's Shadow 2012Description / Buy

Order of Kane Chronicles Companions Series

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1The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide 2012Description / Buy
2Demigods & Magicians 2015Description / Buy
3Brooklyn House Magician's Manual 2018Description / Buy

Order of Kane Chronicles: The Graphic Novels Series

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1The Red Pyramid 2012Description / Buy
2The Throne of Fire 2015Description / Buy
3The Serpent's Shadow 2017Description / Buy

Order of Percy Jackson & Kane Chronicles Crossover Series

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1The Son of Sobek 2013Description / Buy
2The Staff of Serapis 2014Description / Buy
3The Crown of Ptolemy 2015Description / Buy
4Demigods & Magicians 2015Description / Buy

Order of Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Series

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1The Sword of Summer 2015Description / Buy
2The Hammer of Thor 2016Description / Buy
3The Ship of the Dead 2017Description / Buy
49 From the Nine Worlds 2018Description / Buy

Order of Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Companion Series

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1For Magnus Chase 2016Description / Buy

Order of The Trials of Apollo Series

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1Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo (Short Story) 2013Description / Buy
2The Hidden Oracle 2016Description / Buy
3The Dark Prophecy 2017Description / Buy
4The Burning Maze 2018Description / Buy
5The Tyrant's Tomb 2019Description / Buy
6Camp Jupiter Classified (Companion Book) 2020Description / Buy
7The Tower of Nero 2020Description / Buy

Order of Tres Navarre Series

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1Big Red Tequila 1997Description / Buy
2The Widower's Two-Step 1998Description / Buy
3The Last King of Texas 2000Description / Buy
4The Devil Went Down to Austin 2001Description / Buy
5Southtown 2004Description / Buy
6Mission Road 2005Description / Buy
7Rebel Island 2007Description / Buy

Order of Rick Riordan Standalone Novels

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1Cold Springs 2003Description / Buy
2Daughter of the Deep 2021Description / Buy

Order of The 39 Clues Series

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1The Maze of Bones 2008Description / Buy
2One False Note ( By: Gordon Korman) 2008Description / Buy
3The Sword Thief ( By: Peter Lerangis) 2009Description / Buy
4Beyond the Grave ( By: Jude Watson) 2009Description / Buy
5The Black Circle ( By: Patrick Carman) 2009Description / Buy
6In Too Deep ( By: Jude Watson) 2009Description / Buy
7The Viper's Nest ( By: Peter Lerangis) 2010Description / Buy
8The 39 Clues: Agent Handbook ( By:) 2010Description / Buy
9The Emperor's Code ( By: Gordon Korman) 2010Description / Buy
10Storm Warning ( By: Linda Sue Park) 2010Description / Buy
11Into the Gauntlet ( By: Margaret Peterson Haddix) 2010Description / Buy
1239 Clues #1 Series ( By:) 2010Description / Buy
13Vespers Rising 2011Description / Buy
14The Black Book of Buried Secrets (Companion Book) 2012Description / Buy

Rick Riordan Anthologies

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1 The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities2021Description / Buy
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Rick Riordan claims that his elder son inspired his first write-up, The Percy Jackson series which was originally a bedtime story. He admits that he incepted the story behind this first series as a bedtime story about the ancient heroes of Greek. What thrusted him to this writing was his son. Haley’s sickness after being diagnosed with ADHD and Dyslexia. The first installment of this series, The Lighting Thief, was published in 2005. After that, other installments including The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse and The Battle of the Labyrinth followed suit. Other series authored by Rick Riordan include Tres Navarre series, The Heroes of Olympus, The 39 Clues series, and other stand-alone novels.

Rick Riordan Awards

Due to his undebatable writing skills, Rick Riordan has won several awards. Among them include the Shamus award in 1998, the Edgar award in 1999, Mark Twain award for the lightning thief in 2008 and 2009 same award for the Sea of Monsters, Rebbecca Caudill award in 2009, school library journal best book in 2010, children choice awards twice in 2011, Wyoming Soaring Eagle Book Award in 2011, Milner award for the Percy Jackson and Olympians series in 2011, Indian Paintbrush Award in 2012 and 2013’s Best fiction book for Children in Bulgaria for the bool The Mark of Athena.

Rick Riordan Books into Movies

Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series has been adopted by the Twentieth Century Fox as part of a feature film.

Rick Riordan Best Books

Rick Riordan has remarkable books that have made it as New York’s bestselling books.

The Lightning Thief: This is the first installment of Rick Riordan’s series, the Percy Jackson and the Olympians which as released on 1st July 2005. It is a perfect teenage mythical fiction book narrated by sheer experience. As indicated before, the book was inspired by his elder sons’ ailing condition. Due to this, Rick Riordan wrote the book based on the Dyslexic condition of the protagonist. The creative concept of this book revolves around Percy Jackson, a 12-year son of a Greek god in the current times. Percy is dyslexic as he is supposed to read the ancient Greek. However, he does not know his abilities which are later brought up due to tight conditions estranging his life.

Percy returns home from his school for summer holidays. Her mother, Sally Jackson, decides to take him to Montauk to spend some time. However, as they were on their way, their trip was cut short by sequential incidents including a major attack by a minotaur. This finds Percy entrapped in a training camp half-blood. He later realizes residents of the camp are demigods, just like him. Additionally, he discovers that he is a son of a demigod of Poseidon. Poseidon was a Greek god believed to have control over the sea, earthquakes, and father of all horses. Percy also gets to know that his best friend, Grover, is a satyr. The Greek gods are accusing him as the one who stole Zeus’ lightning bolt. This was the most powerful weapon at that times.

Percy believes Hades are the real thieves who stole the bolt. Therefore, to free themselves, they must retrieve this weapon. The escapade definitely won’t be a walkthrough. Accompanied by Grover and Annabeth, the daughter of Athena, they set out for the search. Fast-forward, they underwent a lot of challenges in their search that culminated in finding the real thief, Luke Castellan. With that said, other books in this series cover the lengthy mythical empire rebuild featuring Percy and his friends. The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse, the Battle of the Labyrinth and the Last Olympian being the sequential books in this series. Its feature film, filmed by Thor Freudenthal together with 20th Century Fox was released on August 7th, 2013.

When Does The Next Rick Riordan book come out?

The next book by Rick Riordan is The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities and will be released on September, 28th 2021.

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